Applied Learning Requirement:
To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. or the B.S. degree in Environmental Sciences, a student must successfully complete one of the following: honors in any approved department related to EVS or EVS 499 (6 credits); directed individual study involving hands-on experience in any approved department related to EVS or EVS 491 (minimum 1 credit); practical experience in the profession (minimum 1 credit) in EVS 497 ; or formal student teaching experience (e.g. EDN 411 ).
Requirements for a Major in Environmental Sciences for the B.S. Degree:
63-72 hours total, comprised of the General Core plus option requirements. A student must select one of two options in environmental science: biological science or environmental conservation. Each option emphasizes broad and comprehensive training in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and earth science directly related to environmental questions. The B.S. in environmental science prepares students for positions in many diverse scientific areas such as environmental monitoring, pollution abatement, environmental technology development, environmental assessment, and consulting.